The Vinegar of Spilamberto

The Vinegar of Spilamberto

And Other Italian Adventures With Food, Places and People

Book - 2005
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Muscatine writes of the pleasures of the flesh and of the soul. In her loving look back she takes us along on her search for truffles and balsamic vinegar, her visits to Sicily and Venice, her stay with the nuns of Populonia, and her accidental meeting with members of the Slow Food movement. Her adventures are filled with the serendipity of someone in love with the world and willing to allow life to unfold at its own pace."--BOOK JACKET.
"In 1958, Doris Muscatine's husband was awarded a Fulbright that required them to live a year in Rome, and their course was set. For more than forty years, they returned to Italy often - as a couple, soon as a couple with children, and of late with grandchildren." "This is a memoir of a happy life, one spent devoted to family, friends, food, and a growing sense of international understanding filled with hope and respect. With the skill of a landscape painter and the ear of a poet, Doris
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Shoemaker & Hoard : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2005
ISBN: 1593760817 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 394.120945 MUS
Characteristics: 281 p. : map ; 20 cm

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